News & Events

    The Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie is actively involved in the local community, as well as with State and Federal agencies. Each year we host on and off campus events that support our mission and our kids. Please check back for periodic updates.

    Children’s Home to Host 5th annual Open Your Heart Cocktail Concert April 7

    Neil Berg’s 100 Years of Broadway to Perform On April 7, 2017, the Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie will host their 5th annual Open Your Heart Cocktail Concert. This year’s event will be held at The Grandview, in Poughkeepsie, NY from 6 – 9 pm. This wonderful evening begins with a cocktail party featuring delicious hors…

    Christmas Light Display

    Please join us for the 2016 ERDAJT Christmas Light Display on December 9 & 10 to benefit the Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie. This magnificent display is located at 8 Patrick Drive, Lagrangeville, NY. Each year the Gay family spends over 2,000 hours to create stunning visual vistas timed with music to support community organizations. December…

    Children’s Home to Participate in #NYGives Day 2016

    We’re so excited to be a part of the first ever #NYGivesDay! You can support our campaign by visiting https://www.nygivesday.org/organizations/children-s-home and donating on November 29. Our goal is to raise $5,000 in the 24-hour period. Join us! #NYGivesDay

    Children’s Home Host 79th Annual Teachers’ Open House

    On October 19 the Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie hosted its 79th annual Teachers Open House, an event the honors teachers and school leaders for their dedication to the Home’s residents. This festive event is held in the Home’s gym, which is fully decorated for Halloween and complete with hundreds of delicious cookies and other snacks,…

    Zachary’s Lemonade Stand

    Do you remember Zachary? Last summer (then 4 year-old) Zachary hosted his first Lemonade Stand and raised $309 for the Children’s Home. This past weekend Zachary sold lemonade again. His goal was to raise more than last year. Well, he did! Zachary, his brother Jacob and cousins, Mark, Jack, Caroline, Katie and Max raised $500.…

    Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie Social Network to Host Annual 5K

    “Run for Home” Scheduled for August 21 on the Dutchess Rail Trail Poughkeepsie, NY – The Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie’s Social Network Committee will host their third annual Run for Home, a 5K to Benefit the Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie on Sunday, August 21, 2016. This year’s event will take place on the Dutchess Rail…

    Open Your Heart Cocktail Concert Benefits Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie

    Poughkeepsie, NY – On April 15 the Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie hosted their fourth annual Open Your Heart Cocktail Concert at The Grandview. Over 200 guests enjoyed delicious hors d’oeuvres and an open bar. The highlight of the evening was a musical performance by Christopher D. Macchio, which guests were treated to over dessert and…

    Open Your Heart Cocktail Concert

    POUGHKEEPSIE, NY – On April 15, 2016, the Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie will host their 4th annual Open Your Heart Cocktail Concert. This year’s event will be held at The Grandview, in Poughkeepsie, NY from 6 – 9 pm. This enchanting evening begins with a cocktail party featuring sumptuous hors d’ouevres and a fabulous open…

    Laugh It Up! Comedy Club to Host Toy Drive

    Poughkeepsie, NY – Laugh It Up! Comedy Club is proud to present its first annual “Laugh It Up! Toy Drive” to benefit the Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie at a special show on December 5, 2015. Guests are encouraged to bring a new, unwrapped toy to the show for a ticket discount. All toys collected will…